Dear Friends and Followers of Christ: Twelve-and-a-half years ago, after recognizing recurrent patterns of spiritually dysfunctional behavior within my parish, I felt a nudge to comprehend, and perhaps find a solution to, the obstacles to our spiritual development, both as a community and as individual disciples. Some motivation was fueled by the frustrations IContinue reading “Turning the Page”
How do you grow spiritually? Or is there even such a thing as spiritual growth?
If I asked you to think of a hero, who would first come to mind? Would it be a comic book superhero? A firefighter, policeman, or soldier? Perhaps someone you met? We usually see heroes rescuing those in trouble or fighting for a noble cause. Our admiration of heroes grows when they: Fight for whatContinue reading “Everyday Heroes”
There is a lot to discourage us, today. If you’re a Catholic disciple of Christ, it can appear even worse, at least on the surface. We find ourselves facing increasing hostility, feel pressured to compromise our beliefs, and see “believers” all around us who profess faith in Christ but fail to live it. How doContinue reading “Love Did It”